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Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 7:30pm
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Building E25, Room 111, 45 Carleton Street, Cambridge

Debating the Future of Solar Geoengineering

With Panelists:
Stephen Gardiner, University of Washington
David Keith, Harvard University
Alan Robock, Rutgers University
Daniel Schrag, Harvard University

Moderated By:
Oliver Morton, The Economist

Solar geoengineering is a theoretical proposal for slowing down global warming by reflecting away a small percentage of incoming sunlight. A growing number of experts are researching geoengineering in an effort to understand its potential for reducing the risks of climate change, and the significant social and physical risks of this technology. This public debate will bring together four eminent experts in the field to discuss the science of solar geoengineering, its potential risks and benefits, and what a sensible path forward might look like. For more information, visit: http://globalchange.mit.edu.

Directions to MIT Building E25: http://whereis.mit.edu/?go=E25

Contact Name: 

Allison Gold Roberts

Research Areas: 

Harvard University
Center for the Environment

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